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Category: Cookies, Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 16 oz Cream cheese
  • 4 1/2 c Flour
  • 1 lb Butter/margarine; softened


2/3 c Raspberry preserves
2/3 c Almonds; chopped

2/3 c Finely chopped almonds
2/3 c Apricot preserves
2 c Dried Apricots

1 pk German's Sweet Chocolate
1 c Chopped pecans

1 c Pecans; chopped
1/2 c Honey
1 ts Cinnammon

Cream margarine with cream cheese in large bowl of electric mixer.
Gradually add flour. Blend well. Divide dough into four parts. Chill dough
wrapped in waxed paper for 3-4 hours. To shape: On floured surface, roll
out one portion and cut into circles w/ round cookie cutter. (You may need
to gently knead in a small amount of additional flour). Place 1/2 tsp. of
raspberry filling mixture in center of circle. Bring up two sides towards
center; or you may fold in half and form a crescent. Roll next portion of
dough into a rectangle. Spread chocolate filling mixture onto it. Roll 3rd
portion of dough into a matching rectangle and cover chocolate rectangle.
Cut into small squares. With last portion of dough, roll out and cut into
circles with cookie cutter. Place teaspoonful of apricot filling mixture in
center of circles. Top with 1/2 of a dried apricot Bring two sides of dough
towards center. If desired, with other half of dough, roll into a large
circle, then cut into triangles. Spread apricot, preserve and nut mixture
on triangles. Bake in 350 degree oven for 12-13 minutes. While hot, roll in
confectioner's sugar. Cool and then put in airtight containers. Later,
before serving, roll in confectioner's sugar again. Makes approx. 40
cookies. Keep in airtight containers in a cool place.

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